A large number of students took part in the drive at different locations in presence of mayor Sulochana Das, commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange and other officials.
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation conducted a cleanliness drive at 15 stations and at project sites, said an official release.
Activities held on the day included a plogging drive, cleaning and washing of footpaths, sweeping of roads, cleaning of dumping grounds and removal of green waste etc.
This is not about pledges, plog runs, rangoli competitions, wall paintings or street plays. Shramdaan is only for cleanliness drives across the nation,” the minister said.
An action plan has been prepared and on October 1, an hour will be dedicated to clearing waste from near tourist places, bus stands, schools/colleges and health institutions.
Speaking on the occasion, Vijayawada city Mayor Kavati Manohar Naidu said that the GMC has surpassed Chattisgarh in selfie record, where more than 2,200 residents participated.
The government has designed the third round of Swachhata Campaign to clear offices and other places in very methodical ways to create ‘wealth from waste’.
Started as a pilot project, the toilet, built at a cost of Rs 20L will also have a bus shelter